Georgia Southern slugged its way into a fourth seed for this week's Southern Conference baseball tournament, and how far the Eagles go will likely depend on the shakiest part of their game so far - pitching.
Fourth-seeded Georgia Southern opens play in the Southern Conference baseball tournament Wednesday, drawing fifth-seeded UNC Greensboro for a first-round matchup. The tournament will be held at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park in Charleston, S.C. The Eagles (32-23, 16-11) concluded their regular season Saturday, falling at Furman to drop the series 2-1. Prior to this weekend, GSU had won four-straight SoCon series, most recently a home sweep of UNCG just over a week ago.
The Eagles (32-23, 16-11) concluded their regular season Saturday, falling at Furman to drop the series 2-1. Prior to this weekend, GSU had won four-straight SoCon series, most recently a home sweep of UNCG just over a week ago.
Georgia Southern's director of facilities Roger Inman and Tifton Turf Farms are in the midst of redoing the sod at Paulson Stadium and lowering the field's crown by six inches.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - A late inning rally fell short as Georgia Southern dropped a 6-5 decision at Furman Saturday afternoon in the regular season finale for both teams. The Eagles close out the regular season 32-23 overall and 16-11 in the Southern Conference.
Growing up, everyone always told Lee DuBose she was destined to coach basketball. But DuBose, a coach's daughter and a four-year letterwinner for Georgia Southern from 2003-2006, never gave much thought to all the talk.
Jeremiah Parker certainly made the most of his final outing at J.I. Clements Stadium.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Georgia Southern grabbed an early lead but Jacksonville scored eight unanswered runs during the middle innings in a 9-4 decision Tuesday night at Sessions Stadium. The Eagles dropped to 31-21 overall while JU moved above .500 at 27-26.
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. -Heading into Saturday, Georgia Southern's softball team was sitting pretty.
The top-seeded Mocs plated the game-winning run with one out in the bottom seventh to down GSU 3-2 in the league tournament's championship game, forcing a deciding matchup slated to begin around 3:40 p.m. Saturday.
Believe it or not, the wind wasn't blowing out of J.I. Clements Stadium in the first inning Friday night.
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - SoCon Player of the Year Robyne Siliga belted a three-run home run to center field to give second-seeded Georgia Southern a 4-2 victory over fifth-seeded UNC Greensboro in game 11 of the 2008 Southern Conference Softball Championship at the Patriots Point Athletics Complex.
David Richardson is the type of guy that if he's going to do something, you know it's going to be done right.
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - Megen Smith drove in three runs and ended a furious College of Charleston rally in the final inning to earn the save as Georgia Southern advanced 6-5 in game eight of the 2008 Southern Conference Softball Championship at the Patriots Point Athletics Complex.
Beginning in 2010, four more teams will be included in the Football Championship Subdivision postseason party.